The cricket fraternity is getting ready for the 2022 T20 World Cup. The occasion might be held in Australia. It’s the first time that the T20 WC might be held in Australia. The final ICC occasion that was held in Australia was the 2015 ODI World Cup. Australia gained that occasion. They co-hosted the occasion together with New Zealand. India did effectively in that event. They reached the semi-finals however couldn’t defeat Australia. That stated, India is the agency favorite to win the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia. On that notice, right here, we check out the India squad when an ICC occasion was final held in Australia.
Openers: Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan
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— BCCI (@BCCI) October 5, 2022
Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan had been the openers within the India squad when an ICC occasion was final held in Australia. For the previous few years, India has continued with the Rohit and Shikhar duo on the high of the order. Performances-wise, they’ve been sensible and it’s no shock to nonetheless see them as a part of the ODI setup collectively.
India is more likely to go in with the identical duo for the 2023 ODI World Cup. Nevertheless, for the upcoming T20 World Cup, India’s opening mixture might be that of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul.
Batters: Virat Kohli (VC), Suresh Raina, Ajinkya Rahane, and Ambati Rayudu
Virat Kohli was the vice-captain when India final performed an ICC occasion in Australia. He was India’s third-best batter as he scored 305 runs in eight video games. Had he completed effectively within the semi-finals, India might have gained the sport.
Raina scored runs at a mean of 56 and a strike charge near 110 in that occasion. The southpaw even hit a century in that competitors. Rahane performed at No.4 however didn’t take pleasure in a memorable event. Rayudu got here in because the backup keeper and he didn’t get to be part of the motion. Whereas Virat continues to be a part of the Indian Group, Raina lately retired from all types of the sport. Rahane and Rayudu play within the IPL however each are removed from Group India. Rahane does have an opportunity in Assessments, although.
Wicket-keepers: MS Dhoni (C)
MS Dhoni was the skipper within the India squad when an ICC occasion was final held in Australia. After profitable the 2011 World Cup, there was little doubt as to who would lead India in Australia. MS Dhoni was the skipper and had a terrific function to play within the decrease center order.
The Jharkhand man scored 237 runs and so they got here at a mean of near 60 and a strike charge nearing 100. It was a surprising contribution however India couldn’t do sufficient to win the event. MS Dhoni performs within the IPL and might be part of IPL 2023.
All-Rounders: Stuart Binny, Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel
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— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) October 6, 2022
Stuart Binny was one of many only a few pace-bowling all-rounders in India at that second. For the reason that World Cup was in Australia, Binny was chosen. The participant has now retired from worldwide cricket and performs in tournaments resembling Highway Security World Collection.
Each Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel are nonetheless part of the Indian Group. Since Jadeja is injured, Axar might be India’s spin-bowling all-rounder for T20 World Cup.
Bowlers: R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma and Umesh Yadav
Barring Mohit Sharma, all the opposite members of this bowling line-up are nonetheless part of the Indian Group. Mohit was a internet bowler in IPL 2022 for the Gujarat Titans.
Whereas Ashwin and Bhuvi are part of the T20 World Cup squad, Shami is also part of it. In the mean time, he’s on the standby checklist. Umesh lately made a comeback to the T20I squad however is unlikely to be an energetic a part of the format sooner or later.